Snooker: Wales pair make winning start in World Cup

Mark Williams in action
Mark Williams is currently ranked 14th in the world.

Wales made a winning start to the Snooker World Cup, whitewashing Pakistan 5-0 in Wuxi, China on Monday.

The Welsh team of twice former world champion Mark Williams and 23-year-old Michael White were too strong for the Pakistan pair of Hamza Akbar and Muhammad Sajjad.

Wales are level with Northern Ireland in group C after Gerard Greene and Joe Swail won 5-0 against Poland.

The other match in the group saw Australia beat Qatar 3-2.

Wales's next match will be against Poland at 12:30 BST on Tuesday.

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